Professional Development for Educators

The GSC and Professional Development for Educators

The GSC sponsors a variety of professional development activities for those who wish to improve their teaching/practice and understanding of critical global issues.


Global Issues Through Literature Series (GILS)

Graphic Novels in Global Context: Social Justice through Illustration and Text

Fall and Spring, 2022-2023

Register for the reading groups here.

This reading group for K-12 educators explores literary texts from a global perspective. Content specialists present the work and its context, and participants brainstorm innovative pedagogical practices for incorporating the text and its themes into the curriculum. Sessions this year will take place virtually on Thursday evenings from 5-8 PM (EST). Books and three Act 48 credit hours are provided. Contact Maja Konitzer with questions.


View past GILS Book Titles, Working Groups, Workshops, Mini-Courses, and other programs here.